|Edward John Engel entered the railroad service in 1872 with the Chicago Burlington & Quincy railroad
as a switch tender/brakeman in Wyanet, Bureau County, Illinois.
With the Chicago Burlington & Quincy he also worked at the following locations:
Buda and Mendota, Illinois
In 1875 he was an operator for the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Railroad at these locations:
Genesco, Tiskilwa, Ottawa and Marseilles, Illinois.
In 1878 he was the operator/agent at the C B & Q - C R I & P Junction in Wyanet, Illinois.
Edward and Sarah "Sadie" Engel moved from Wyanet, Illinois to Emporia, Kansas in 1881, with Edward
taking a position with the Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe railroad. In 1882 they moved to
Halstead, Kansas and in 1883, arrived in Argentine, Kansas.
Edward J. Engel was the operator for the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe passenger depot in Argentine, Kansas
from 1883 to 1890 and the ticket agent from 1890 until his retirement in 1928.
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